Pediatric Orthopedics Overview

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Exercise Program for Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Learn how your child can use a physical therapy exercise program at home if he or she is struggling with Osgood-Schlatter disease of the knees. If your child has pain in the front of one or both knees, he or she may be suffering from a...

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Pediatric Femur Fractures Treament

A femur fracture is not an uncommon type of broken bone in a child. Treatment will depend on the age of the child. Learn more. Femur fractures are not uncommon injuries in children. Fortunately, most femur fractures heal well, even with nonsurgical...

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An Overview of Pediatric Orthopedics

Treating orthopedic conditions and injuries in children is a little different than it is in adults. Learn why and what you can expect. Whether it's a broken bone after a fall off their bike, a sore knee from too much sports activity, or a growth...

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Osteogenesis Imperfecta Is Brittle Bone Disease

Osteogenesis imperfecta, commonly called brittle bone disease, is a condition caused by a genetic mutation in the production of collagen. Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), commonly called brittle bone disease, is a disease that causes a defect in the...

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Pediatric Orthopedics

Did your child break a leg or require orthopedic surgery? Educate yourself about the special considerations and treatments in pediatric orthopedics.

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Treating Osgood-Schlatter Disease in Children

Learn about the symptoms, plus what you should do first if your child has knee pain due to Osgood-Schlatter disease. If your child has knee pain, he or she may have a condition known as Osgood-Schlatter disease. The condition is sometimes considered...

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What Is Osgood-Schlatter Disease?

Learn how physical therapy for knee pain due to Osgood-Schlatter disease can help your child quickly and safely return to normal activity. Osgood-Schlatter disease´╗┐´╗┐ is a painful condition that affects the knees of growing adolescents. Treatment...

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Types of Elbow Fractures in Children

Elbow fractures are common childhood injuries. Children who injure their elbow should be evaluated by a doctor to assess for an elbow fracture. Broken elbows are common injuries in children. Many activities kids participate in making their elbows...

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An Overview of Nursemaid's Elbow in Children

Learn about nursemaid's elbow injury in children, which is when the radial head slides out from normal position in the elbow joint. A nursemaid's elbow is a common elbow injury seen in young children. The injury causes a subluxation of one of...

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Clubfoot in Newborns

Learn how clubfoot, which causes the feet to point down and inwards, is a congenital deformity seen in newborn children. Clubfoot is a birth abnormality that causes the shape of a newborn baby's feet to point down and inward. While clubfoot does not...

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